University of Mississippi

Robbie Ethridge

Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7317
Office: Leavell 214
rethridg@olemiss.edu

Robbie Ethridge is professor of anthropology with specialties in
ethnohistory, cultural anthropology, and environmental
anthropology.  Her work focuses on the deep history of the Indians of
the American South, especially their colonial experiences and
incorporation into the global capitalist market system and how these
forces worked to transform their pre-contact social, political,
ecological, and cultural lives.  She is currently working on a
project that details the rise and fall of the pre-contact ancient
chiefdoms of the South from 900 AD to 1730 AD.  She is the author of
two monographs and several journal articles and book chapters as well
as co-editor of three edited volumes.  She also serves as
co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Native South.
Environmental courses she teaches are:
ANTH 319        Environmental History of the South
ANTH 330        Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 331        Indians and the Natural World